American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2

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Author: Noah Webster

Veracity

VERAC’ITY, n. [L. verax, from verus, true.]

1. Habitual observance of truth, or habitual truth; as a man of veracity. His veracity is not called in question. The question of the court is, whether you know the witness to be a man of veracity. We rely on history, when we have confidence in the veracity and industry of the historian.

The veracity of facts. is not correct language. Truth is applicable to men and to facts; veracity to men only, or to sentient beings.

2. Invariable expression of truth; as the veracity of our senses.

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Chicago: Noah Webster Jr., "Veracity," American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2 in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2 (New York: S. Converse, 1828), Original Sources, accessed September 21, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DJXSEC9CZUFI9Y7.

MLA: Webster, Noah, Jr. "Veracity." American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2, in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2, New York, S. Converse, 1828, Original Sources. 21 Sep. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DJXSEC9CZUFI9Y7.

Harvard: Webster, N, 'Veracity' in American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2. cited in 1828, An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2, S. Converse, New York. Original Sources, retrieved 21 September 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DJXSEC9CZUFI9Y7.